Raymond Walker Irvine

Jul 13, 1941 - Jun 3, 2019

Obituary

Raymond Walker Irvine, born 7/13/1941 in Salt Lake City, Utah to parents Raymond Douglas Irvine and Ada Rae Snow, passed away on 6/3/2019 surrounded by his loving family. He attended and graduated from South High School in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He married Karen Thornton and they had 2 wonderful children, Vicki Irvine Pace and Douglas R. Irvine, they later divorced. Ray worked for Anheuser Busch until retirement, he spent 40 years in the Industry. Along the way he met and married the love of his life Judith M. O’Donnell on 1/18/1980 in Vallejo, Ca. Together with their marriage came another wonderful daughter, Lisa Marie.
Ray’s favorite pastime other than spending time with his family was traveling and playing golf. After retirement ray and Judi retired to Sun City, Roseville and Sun Lakes, Arizona.
Ray is preceded in death by his parents, a sister Carolyn Abbott, a brother Richard Irvine, a daughter Lisa Marie Hazlet. Survived by daughter Vicki Pace, Doug (Collette) Irvine, brothers Robert (Nancy) Irvine, Bernie (Merlene) Irvine. Several nieces and nephews, 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
His funeral will be held on June 7th, 2019 at East Lawn Mortuary: 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, Ca 95841 at 10:00am with a viewing from 9:00am-9:45am. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated at Guide Dogs of the Desert: guidedogsofthedesert.org.

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  • John Michael Green says:

    I worked with Ray for many years at AB. He was a great manager and person. A straight shooter you could depend on and trust. HE WILL BE MISSED! Mike Green

    • Eve Blackmon says:

      Well said, Mike. Ray was respected and admired by all that knew him. Prayers for family and friends.

    • Eve Blackmon says:

      Well said, Mike. Ray was respected and admired by all that knew him. Prayers for family and friends.

  • FF says:

    So sorry for your loss. May your family find comfort in the hope at Rev 21:4 which says: “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away”.

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